Being You: A First Conversation about Gender

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Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Rise X Penguin Workshop
Publish Date
Pages
38
Dimensions
6.7 X 7.5 X 0.9 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Board Books
EAN/UPC
9780593382646

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About the Author
Dr. Megan Pamela Ruth Madison is a political educator and a lifelong student of radical Black feminism. She earned her PhD in Social Policy from Brandeis University. As a scholar-activist, her approach to research and practice is guided by the Sociopolitical Ecology of Development, a theoretical framework that she developed as a part of her dissertation. Megan has served on the boards of the National Association for the Education for Young Children and Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. With Jessica Ralli, she co-authors First Conversations-an award-winning series of anti-bias books for young children and their grown-ups.

Jessica Ralli is the Early Literacy Programs Coordinator at Brooklyn Public Library where she develops & manages grant-funded programming including Books Unbanned Storytimes. She has an M.A. in Early Childhood Special Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has taught in museums, schools, and libraries. Jessica is a contributor to School Library Journal, and in 2020, she received the Library Journal Movers and Shakers Award for her advocacy work in libraries. Jessica is currently co-authoring the award-winning First Conversations series with Megan Madison, published by RISE X Penguin Workshop.
Reviews
"This primer on gender lays the groundwork for affirming conversations and creates opportunities for self-identification." - Kirkus (STARRED REVIEW)

KIRKUS BEST BOOK (2021)

"A sunny, straightforward book guiding children through what gender is, how it can fluctuate, and how it's used throughout social structures. This book is an excellent way to generate conversation!" -School Library Journal

Wisconsin State Recommended Book